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Events & Classes

Format: 08/09/2022
Format: 08/09/2022

Program sites are accessible. With at least two weeks' notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Call 314-994-3300 or contact us.

By registering and participating in the Library’s virtual program, you understand that the video and audio content is streamed to other participants if your microphone or video camera are on. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian’s permission to participate and anyone age 9 or younger must have direct adult supervision for the duration of the program.

9
Aug

Book Folding Art

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Learn how to transform a book into a work of art in this workshop. Using a folding technique, you can create anything from a heart to a word! This is a great way to upcycle old books into décor you will love. Bring your own book or use one of ours! Teens and adults. Registration required. Meeting Room 1. 

9
Aug

Introduction to Podcasts

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Presented by the Reference Department
Learn how library resources can help you start your podcast with an introduction to different aspects of podcasting, including research, equipment, marketing and hosting.
Adults and Teens. Registration required.

10
Aug

Craft Hour: Bad Art

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Make, craft, and create. This month’s focus will be on creating an ocean themed craft of your own design using recyclable materials and various craft supplies.Adults and teens. Registration required.

11
Aug

Virtual Program: Science in St. Louis

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Presented by the Academy of Science St. Louis
Learn about science happening in our community. Discover a different in-depth topic each month from local scientists in St. Louis.
Adults. and teens. Register at https://academyofsciencestl.org/event/the-crystal-ball-to-the-world-of-p...
This program will be recorded and available on our YouTube channel within three business days.

The Crystal Ball to the World of Plants: Seeing the Unseen with Remote Sensing and AI to Improve Food Security
Featured Scientist: Vasit Sagan, PhD, Associate Professor of GIScience, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis University; Acting Director, Taylor Geospatial Institute

Remote sensing from drones and satellites powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is widely used to monitor plants, predict crop yield, and improve quality of life globally. Dr. Vasit Sagan, Associate Professor of GIScience at Saint Louis University and Acting Director of the Taylor Geospatial Institute presents how remote sensing and AI are being used to develop better crops, teach plants to adapt to a changing climate, and ultimately improve global food security. Vasit demonstrates the capabilities of modern technologies and novel machine learning techniques that allow us to better understand and see inside the magnificent world of plants invisible to our naked eyes.

13
Aug

Bucket Drumming

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Learn to play basic drum beats and play along with some well-known songs. No drumming or music-reading experience required. Teens and adults. Registration required.

16
Aug

Worldbuilding

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Presented by the Reference Department. A little bit of research can turn your worldbuilding from generic to magical. Whether it's developing a Dungeons & Dragons backstory or working on your high fantasy novel, learn how to use the library's free resources to get the information you need and how to incorporate it into your story. Adults and Teens. Registration required.

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